Nokia Gets 11.5% Enterprise Market Share In The UK

Much like Batman in his last movie, Nokia….Rises. Earlier this year, Nokia’s CEO Stephen Elop, announced that he wanted the company to hit a 10% market share in the US. That has not happened yet, however they have accomplished that goal in the UK, with an 11.5% market share in the enterprise market.
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500px App gets iOS 7 Update

500px received a major update that’s sure to please a lot of its iOS 7 users. For those who don’t know, 500px is one of the more popular photo-sharing apps on mobile devices with over 100 million registered users. Its recent update includes a new edge-to-edge design with semi-transparent panels, which works exceptionally well with the photo-centric app.

Along with the update came a barrage of new features, including easier ‘Like’ and reply functionality. The update is going to come to Android users soon, but until then iOS users get the privilege of testing out the new and improved 500px app first.

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AT&T Moto X Update Arrives with Camera Improvements

Sprint and T-Mobile users received the Moto X update last month. It seems the wait might be over for AT&T Moto X users who were waiting for the update. AT&T announced that beginning October 4th; AT&T Moto X users will receive an update that will bring several significant enhancements with camera update being the most important one.

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Unlocked Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Available in US for $799.99

Samsung unveiled its flagship phablet, Samsung Galaxy Note 3, last month in Berlin. The phablet has landed on various carriers in the United States, but there was no news about the unlocked variant of the device for US market. If you are looking for an unbranded and unlocked version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 with LTE support that is compatible with all major US carriers, you should check out GSM Nation.

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BLU Studio 5.5 is $179 Off-Contract

Smartphones are expensive. Everyone can’t afford the Galaxy Note or other big-screen smartphones that come with a ton of fixtures, especially without a contact. BLU is trying to get more phones out to the masses though. Their new Studio 5.5 smartphone only costs $179 without a contract.

The phone itself isn’t very impressive, but the non-contract price point is. The Studio 5.5 sports 854 x 480 resolution, 4GB of expandable storage, and a quad-core MediaTek chip. It may not sound like much, but for $179 off-contract that’s a steal.

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Specifications of Purported Samsung Flexible Display Handset Surface

Last month, a rumor surfaced on the internet mentioning that Samsung has a smartphone in the pipeline that will feature a flexible display. The smartphone was also spotted in benchmarks as well. The only thing we had to find out about the specifications the handset is expected to bring at the table. Thanks to a new report, we get a sneak peak at some of the specification of the purported Samsung flexible display handset.

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Samsung Denies Cheating on Benchmark Scores

Earlier, it was reported that the folks at Samsung may be inflating the benchmarks with its handsets with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 to be the most recent one. Actually, it’s not just Samsung; it was revealed that several manufacturers rig the benchmarks. But, Samsung denies all these allegations that its Galaxy Note 3 is exaggerating its performance during the benchmarks.

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Samsung Galaxy Ace 3 Now Available in UK

Earlier this year, Samsung introduced the mid-range Galaxy Ace 3. Finally, the handset will be available for sale in UK starting today initially from EE, followed by selected retailers including Carphone Warehouse and Tesco. There are no details about pricing, but it should come under the “affordable” category meaning that it will be around same price tag as its predecessor – Galaxy Ace 2.

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Xiaomi MI3 Tegra 4 Version to Go On Sale From October 15th

You may remember Xiaomi as it’s popularly known as the “Apple of China”, and hired Google’s Hugo Barra recently. A month ago, the company introduced its flagship handset, Xiaomi MI3, which was also expected to hit international markets as well.

At the time of launch, the company didn’t give any exact availability date. But, the company’s co-founder Liwan Jiang announced on Weibo (Chinese Twitter alternative) that the Tegra 4 powered version of Xiaomi Mi3 will go on sale starting October 15th. The Tegra 4 version is compatible with TD-SCDMA for China Mobile 3G networks.

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HTC One Max Gets GCF Approval

HTC One Max appears to be one of the most leaked handsets in the market. Earlier this week, the handset was spotted at the FCC and we also saw some leaked images of the handset alongside Samsung Galaxy Note 3 yesterday. Recently, the handset was approved by Global Certification Forum (GCF), which is an “independent certification scheme for mobile phones and wireless devices that are based on 3GPP standards.”

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